Ep. 290 – Mom Hacks for Time Management, Quick Laughs, Car Trash and More!

January 22, 2024

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In the special segment “What the Hack?!,” Shanna and Laura share some of their favorite parenting tips, including a simple trick that will cheer you up instantly, a hack for handling car trash, a tool for managing time with kids and more! Also, Shanna shares the unexpected incident that derailed her family this week, and Laura reports on struggling with work-life balance. Finally, they share their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s kids are 5 and 7.5 years old, and Laura’s kids are 4.5 years old and 2.5 years old.

Topics discussed in this episode:


-Taking toddlers out in public

-The struggle of work-life balance as a mom

-Parenting hacks, tips and tricks

-Clever ways to use your phone as a mom

-Tip for potty training

-Regulating kids’ energy

-Handling car trash when you have messy kids

-Collecting nature items with toddlers

-Giving kids independence with food

-What to do when your kids are afraid of monsters

-How to manage time with kids


-SWAT Santa

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